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Tag: Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

Fences and Schools

February 24th, 2014

Would you like to paint a mural or teach kids art? Apply by March 4th to teach and by March 10th to paint!


Cultural Development Certification

January 13th, 2014

What is a Cultural Development Certification? It would be a first-of-its-kind certification for building development, similar to the LEED certification program.


New Funding for Arts Businesses

November 18th, 2013

Next year, the City’s Office of Arts & Culture will resume a program that creates more jobs at Seattle arts organizations.


The Mayor’s Proposed Arts Budget

September 30th, 2013

The Seattle Arts Commission will soon provide the Council its comments on the Mayor’s proposed 2014 arts office budget.


Staffing Cultural Development & Volunteer Park

November 19th, 2012

Included in the 2013-2014 City budget my colleagues and I finalized today are two staffing issues I fought for.


New Arts Office Director & Commissioners

October 22nd, 2012

The Mayor recently appointed Randy Engstrom to lead the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs (OACA) as its interim director. The Office’s previous director, Vincent Kitch, resigned recently after 18 months on the job. Kitch was selected as a result of a national search. The Mayor decided this time to hire locally. Some may […]